The Sailing Bible: The Complete Guide for All Sailors from Novice to Expert by Evans, Jeremy

The Sailing Bible: The Complete Guide for All Sailors from Novice to Expert

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"Sailing is a popular sport and this book is a very comprehensive treatment of the subject The volume is well illustrated with color photographs [and] this reviewer was impressed by the constant stress the authors place on safety at sea This title is recommended for general reference collections "
--American Reference Books Annual

The Sailing Bible is for all sailors, whatever their level of experience It provides novice sailors with all that they need to take to the water and helps experienced sailors improve their skills and deepen their knowledge Instruction ranges from learning the anatomy of a boat to handling emergencies An extraordinary amount of sound advice and expert tips will help all sailors to build their skills and knowledge, and help to ensure safety and increase enjoyment on the water

This second edition has been revised to include updated maps and charts and current information on GPS and other factors related to navigation The book's eight chapters cover a comprehensive range of more than 150 beginner to advanced topics for all sailors The material covered includes:

  • Dinghies and yachts
  • Cruising and racing
  • Launching, helming, trapezing and capsizing
  • Racing techniques and tactics
  • Buoys, tides, charts and navigation
  • Anchoring and marina berthing
  • Knots, ropes and flags
  • Boat etiquette and seamanship
  • Safety and emergencies and much more

Hundreds of color photographs, explanatory drawings and navigation charts illustrate and further explain the important content Call-out boxes and sidebars highlight information for easy reference and serve as reminders to the sailor

The Sailing Bible is the most comprehensive guide to the exciting sport of sailing Fully updated and exceptionally well-priced, it is the ideal choice as a reference to keep onboard, as a resource in preparation for certification or as a practical gift for a new sailor of any age



Author: Jeremy Evans, Pat Manley, Barrie Smith
Binding Type: Hardcover
Publisher: Firefly Books
Published: 09/13/2019
Pages: 400
Weight: 2.91lbs
Size: 9.70h x 7.50w x 1.10d
ISBN: 9780228101826

About the Author

Jeremy Evans writes sailing books for the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) and also writes for Yachting Monthly and Yachts and Yachting magazines. Pat Manley is an RYA Yachtmaster Instructor, a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Navigation and a member of the Yachting Journalists Association. He has written several books on boat maintenance and is a regular contributor to Practical Boat Owner magazine. Barrie Smith is an RYA Yachtmaster who has skippered or crewed on numerous yacht delivery trips and long distance races.